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Malaysians in a lather over laundrette for Muslims

Fri, 09/29/2017 - 10:00am
A laundrette promising to ensure the "purity" of clothes for Muslims is being criticised.

Celebs share embarrassing photos for hurricane fundraiser

Fri, 09/29/2017 - 9:46am
Celebrities share embarrassing photos to raise money for Puerto Rican hurricane victims.

The girl muscling in on street gymnastics in Lebanon

Fri, 09/29/2017 - 9:44am
Lebanese teenager Eva-Marie Mahfouz is one of the only women in Lebanon taking part in the sport, described as street gymnastics.

Cameroon bans pro-independence rallies in Anglophone area

Fri, 09/29/2017 - 8:02am
New restrictions have been imposed in an Anglophone area ahead of planned protests on Sunday.

Bank chief sentenced to death for fraud

Fri, 09/29/2017 - 7:34am
Nguyen Xuan Son is given the death penalty for his role in a fraud case involving millions of dollars.

Maëlys de Araujo: Mothers in plea to French kidnap suspect

Fri, 09/29/2017 - 7:05am
A man held over the disappearance of nine-year-old Maëlys de Araujo is urged to speak.

International flights from Irbil, Iraqi Kurdistan, to cease

Fri, 09/29/2017 - 6:47am
Passengers are boarding the last international flights that will leave Irbil, in Iraqi Kurdistan, for the foreseeable future.

Catalonia: Teachers and students prepare to open schools for referendum

Fri, 09/29/2017 - 6:41am
Teachers vow to use schools as polling stations as Sunday's vote in defiance of Spain looms.

Iraq to halt international flights to Kurdistan Region

Fri, 09/29/2017 - 6:36am
The decision comes as pressure mounts after a decisive “Yes” vote in an independence referendum.

Rohingya crisis: 'About 60 dead' in boat capsize

Fri, 09/29/2017 - 6:23am
Dozens of Rohingya fleeing violence in Myanmar are now believed to have died in Thursday's accident.

Elon Musk pencils in 2024 for first Mars mission

Fri, 09/29/2017 - 5:55am
The entrepreneur says his new rocket could fly people to Mars or take them rapidly from city to city.

Payout after donkey munches supercar

Fri, 09/29/2017 - 4:33am
The donkey had already bitten a Mercedes, the car owner discovered.

Karaoke and carts

Fri, 09/29/2017 - 4:24am
As tensions between Pyongyang and the US rise, daily life in the country continues almost as normal.

Mumbai railway station stampede kills 22 amid heavy rain

Fri, 09/29/2017 - 4:19am
The disaster happened as large numbers of people tried to leave at the same time, officials say.

Beyonce sings in Spanish on charity Mi Gente remix

Fri, 09/29/2017 - 3:54am
The star records a new version of J Balvin's hit single, with proceeds going to Puerto Rico.

Owned by a Beatle, sold for more than $60,000

Fri, 09/29/2017 - 1:04am
A musical instrument owned by one of the Fab Four has been auctioned for more than $60,000.

Beatle George Harrison's sitar auctioned for $62,500

Fri, 09/29/2017 - 12:54am
The instrument was used by Harrison during the recording of the Beatles song Norwegian Wood.

Hugh Hefner bought crypt next to Marilyn Monroe

Fri, 09/29/2017 - 12:48am
Fans praise Hugh Hefner for buying the crypt next to Marilyn Monroe, but critics brand him "creepy".

Tsunami drives species 'army' across Pacific to US coast

Thu, 09/28/2017 - 9:44pm
Hundreds of Japanese species have been found on US coasts, swept there by the deadly 2011 tsunami.

Iraq's treasures

Thu, 09/28/2017 - 9:16pm
As fighters are driven back, the first assessments of historic sites are being made.


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